HIV Test Counselors are trained to provide HIV testing and counseling at community events using the INSTI HIV-1/HIV-2 Antibody Test and the OraQuick Advance Rapid Antibody Test under the supervision of 1917 Clinic staff.  The training provides a comprehensive overview of administering the test, providing non-judgemental risk assessment and relevant counseling, HIV education, and practice skills. Following training, interested volunteers will be able to shadow experiences HIV Test Counselors during community events  and will be individaully assessed for competency.  

This training provides a comprehensive overview of administering the test, providing relevant counseling, HIV education, and practice skills. this session will also cover 1917 Clinic specific protocols. This session is intended for individuals who have not completed training before and want to become testing and counseling volunteers with the 1917 Clinic. Individuals who want a refresher are also encouraged to attend.

             

HIV Testing Coordinators:

Chris Hamlin,christopherhamlin@uabmc.edu, (205) 975-9103
Kelly Ross-Davis, kellyrossdavis@uabmc.edu, (205) 934-9253
Kachina Kudroff,kachinakudroff@uabmc.edu, (205) 996-4119
Michael Fordham, mfordham@uabmc.edu, (205) 975-0840